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The SAGE handbook of corporate governance

Author: Thomas Clarke; Douglas Branson
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The SAGE Handbook of Corporate Governance' offers a critical overview of the key themes, theoretical controversies, current research and emerging concepts that frame the field.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Clarke; Douglas Branson
ISBN: 9781412929806 1412929806 9781412929813 1412929814
OCLC Number: 244314709
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface - Sir Adrian CadburyIntroduction: Corporate Governance - An Emerging Discipline? - Thomas Clarke and Douglas BransonPART ONE: ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT The Evolution of Corporate Governance - R.I. (Bob) TrickerIn the Best Interest of the Corporation: Directors Duties in the Wake of the Global Financial Crisis - Margaret M. Blair Limited Liability Companies - Mark J. LoewensteinTheoretical and Methodological Perspectives - Joan MacLeod HeminwayPART TWO: MARKETS AND REGULATIONThe Juridical Nature of the Firm - Simon DeakinThe Ascent of Shareholder Monitoring and Strategic Partnering: The Dual Functions of the Corporate Board - Michael UseemAn Economic Analysis of Fair Value: A Critique of International Financial Reporting Standards - Vincent Bignon, Yuri Biondi and Xavier Ragot PART THREE: BOARDS AND DIRECTORS: LEADERSHIP AND ACCOUNTABILITYBoards and Board Effectiveness - Hans van Ees and Gerwin van der LaanBetween the Letter and the Spirit: Defensive and Extensive Modes of Compliance with the UK Code of Corporate Governance - John RobertsBoards' Contribution to Strategy and Innovation - Alessandro Zattoni and Amedeo Pugliese Board Leadership and Value Creation: An Extended Team Production Approach - Morten Huse and Jonas Gabrielsson PART FOUR: BOARDS AND DIRECTORS: NEW CHALLENGES AND DIRECTIONS Changing Scenes in and around the Boardroom: UK Corporate Governance in Practice from 1989 to 2010 - Annie Pye, Szymon Kaczmarek and Satomi KiminoBoard Evaluations: Contemporary Thinking and Practice - Gavin Nicholson, Geoffrey Kiel and Jennifer Ann TunnyWomen and the Governance of Corporate Boards - Ruth Sealy and Sue VinnicombeDiversity among Senior Executives and Board Directors - Sabina NielsenPART FIVE: COMPETING GOVERNANCE REGIMESGlobal Convergence in Corporate Governance: What a Difference 10 Years Make - Douglas M. BransonA Bundle Perspective to Comparative Corporate Governance - Ruth V. Aguilera, Kurt Desender and Luiz Ricardo Kabbach de CastroFamily-Owned Asian Business Groups and Corporate Governance - Marie dela RamaThe Limitations of Corporate Governance Best Practices - Shann Turnbull PART SIX: DILEMMAS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCEExecutive Compensation, Pay-for-Performance and the Institutions of Executive Pay Setting - Martin J. Conyon and Simon I. PeckIn the Name of Shareholder Value: How Executive Pay and Stock Buybacks are Damaging the US Economy - William LazonickGovernance, Innovation and Finance - Ciaran DriverThe Governance and Regulation of Complex Conglomerates - John H. Farrar PART SEVEN: EMERGING ISSUES: GOVERNANCE AND SUSTAINABILITYMarkets, Regulation and Governance: The Causes of the Global Financial Crisis - Thomas ClarkeCorporate Governance and the Financial Crisis: The Regulatory Response - Alice KlettnerInternational Corporate Responsibility - Paul Redmond Governance for Sustainability: Challenges for Theory and Practice - Suzanne Benn
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